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    Dr. Choo Bok Ai

    Breast Cancer · Head and neck cancer

    Thomson Medical Center, Singapore



    Dr. Choo Bok Ai is one of the best radiation oncologists at the Thomson Medical Centre, Singapore. Throughout his professional career, he has held positions of responsibility in prestigious medical centers and hospitals. Currently, he is Chairman of the Chapter of Radiation Oncology. Dr. Choo was the treasurer of the Singapore Society of Oncology in 2011, and he is also an Assistant Professor in Medicine at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, from 2011-2018. Dr. Choo graduated from the University of Aberdeen, the UK, in 1998, and he did his postgraduate internal medicine training qualification from the Royal College of Physicians in London in 2002. He completed his clinical oncology specialist training in Birmingham, UK, in 2007. He joined the Academy of Medicine Singapore as a Fellow in 2013. His treatment was always carried out efficiently and competently, to the postoperative period passed without complications. He is an expert in radiation therapy technologies, precision medicine, and the treatment of breast, gynecological, head, and neck, skin, and sarcoma cancers. Dr. Choo is one of the best and skilled in the use of IMRT, IGRT, VMAT, RapidArc, SBRT, and SRS in treating cancers. Throughout his career, he helped to set up MRI-based cervical interstitial and intracavity brachytherapy during his tenure at National University Hospital from 2009-2018, and he has taught at various postgraduate teaching courses within the region. Dr. Choo has a strong commitment to patient care from diagnosis to treatment and beyond. He established the NCIS Nasopharyngeal Cancer Patient Support Group, which he was the medical advisor, and started the Befriender’s peer-to-peer supportive service in 2010. Also, he gained several grants like the National Cancer Institute Singapore, Terry Fox, and the New Investigator Grant from the National Medical Research Council Singapore. Moreover, he has also published over 25 peer review articles in medical journals and wrote the chapter on clinical research in the Encyclopedia of Radiation Oncology. He attends to speak regularly at local, regional, and international meetings. Besides, the doctor founded the Dream Maker initiative to grant wishes to the terminally ill in 2017. He received an accolade in the Healthcare Humanity award from the President of Singapore with an honorable mention in 2018.